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Cantonese speaking - Activity assistant in Nursing home

Skills, Training & Resource Service (STARS)
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Duties:

  • Assist staff in setting up activities in preparation for the day as directed
  • Assist staff in staff in preparing and distributing morning or afternoon tea and lunch to residents
  • Support staff and encourage residents to participate in activities
  • Accompany residents to washroom and advise staff if assistance to use the washroom is advised
  • Accompany residents to walk in the Nursing home garden as directed
  • Visit with residents in their room

Qualities:

  • A Genuine empathy and understanding of older people
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Patient with older people
  • Ability to relate well to residents and other staff
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Ability to support staff and follow directions
  • Understanding of the importance of promoting independence and self-esteem with individual residents

Potential volunteers must speak Cantonese**